Big Pun

1971 - 2000

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Christopher Lee Rios (November 10, 1971 – February 7, 2000), better known by his stage name Big Pun (short for Big Punisher), was an American rapper and songwriter. Emerging from the underground hip hop scene in the Bronx borough of New York City in the early 1990s, he came to prominence during the latter half of the decade for his work with Fat Joe and the Terror Squad. Big Pun was initially discovered by Fat Joe, and made his earliest appearance on Fat Joe's 1995 album Jealous One's Envy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Big Pun has received more than 4,460,620 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Big Pun is the 1,844th most popular singer (down from 1,722nd in 2019), the 9,997th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,469th in 2019) and the 509th most popular Singer.

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  • 4.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 41.34

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Big Pun ranks 1,844 out of 3,528Before him are Lucinda Williams, Lee Tae-yong, Eleni Foureira, Bobbie Gentry, Alsou, and Nawal Al Zoghbi. After him are Kyōko Koizumi, Marta Jandová, Roberta Peters, Ewan MacColl, Kim Junsu, and Roy Acuff.

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Among people born in 1971, Big Pun ranks 300Before him are Nenad Bjelica, Midori, Xavier Naidoo, Nawal Al Zoghbi, Sanaa Lathan, and Noriko Sakai. After him are Kirk Acevedo, Sven Fischer, Susi Susanti, DJ Ötzi, Angela Kinsey, and Niclas Alexandersson. Among people deceased in 2000, Big Pun ranks 285Before him are Chidambaram Subramaniam, Lino Nessi, Marie Windsor, Marceline Day, James Cooke Brown, and Diógenes Domínguez. After him are Ann Doran, Gloria Talbott, John O'Connor, Patricia Jones, John Lindsay, and Robert Cormier.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Big Pun ranks 9,997 out of 18,182Before him are Jasika Nicole (1980), Arnie Oliver (1907), George Bonhag (1882), Robert Wuhl (1951), Jamie Clayton (1978), and Lamar Hunt (1932). After him are Tony Meola (1969), Omar Hakim (1959), Madge Kennedy (1891), Micky Ward (1965), Paul Burke (1926), and Vincent Kartheiser (1979).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Big Pun ranks 509Before him are Kevin DuBrow (1955), Taylor Dayne (1962), Jam Master Jay (1965), Jimmy Witherspoon (1920), Lucinda Williams (1953), and Bobbie Gentry (1942). After him are Roberta Peters (1930), Roy Acuff (1903), Harry Chapin (1942), Macklemore (1983), B-Real (1970), and Malvina Reynolds (1900).